Definition of wether in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈwɛðə


  • A castrated ram.
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    • Most adult sheep were wethers (castrated rams) raised mainly for wool.
    • In Trial 3, the effects of corn smut on the in vivo digestibility of high corn silage diets were determined with mature Hampshire-cross wethers.
    • They brought with them 350 ewes, 45 wethers, ten bullocks, six heifers, one bull, four horses, and a number of goats and some poultry.


Old English, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch weer and German Widder.

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